Special Services

Providence St. Vincent offers a variety of special services to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible:

Beauty shop
To help patients feel good about themselves, the Beauty Shop is open seven days a week. Patients, as well as their families and friends, may make an in-office appointment or ask a beautician to come to their room. The salon is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and on Saturdays by appointment. Haircuts are $18 for women and $13 for men. Cash or checks are accepted. To call the Beauty Shop, dial ext. 62272; outside the hospital dial 503-216-2272.

Providence St. Vincent has access to interpreters who speak a number of foreign languages, and know sign language. For information, call ext. 62381; outside the hospital, call 503-216-2381.

The Sight Shop, located in the East Pavilion lobby across from the elevators, offers a variety of eye frames to fit your vision needs. The shop is open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call ext. 62580 for information; outside the hospital, dial 503-297-8243.

There are two pharmacies on-site to ensure patients have access to prescribed medications:

The outpatient pharmacy, located in the Medical Office Building on the east end of the hospital, is open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call ext. 62630; outside the hospital, dial 503-216-2630.

The Kaiser Permanente pharmacy, for Kaiser patients, is located on the second floor of the West Pavilion. The pharmacy is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Within the hospital, call ext. 61850; outside the hospital, dial 503-216-1850.

In addition, the inpatient pharmacy and the critical care pharmacy are open 24 hours a day to fill prescriptions for doctors treating patients within the hospital or emergency room.

Volunteer Services
Weekday mornings, members of the hospital's Volunteer Services bring coffee to patient rooms and offer magazines, newspapers, and other items for sale. To reach the volunteers, call ext. 62100; outside the hospital, dial 503-216-2100.